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Italy ~ Florence ~ Venice ~ D8

It’s time to say bye bye to Florence. We spent a few hours in the world of Michelangelo’s David. The facade of the Accademia Gallery, David’s home, is so ordinary that one might not notice it if not for the snaking queue outside … Continue reading

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Italy ~ Florence ~ Day 6

I have been wanting to share a video taken during the parade that celebrated the 150th anniversary of the unification of  Italy. If you have read my earlier press, we chanced upon the parade that took place at Piazza della Signoria. It’s similar … Continue reading

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Italy ~ Florence ~ Pisa ~ Day 6

We did not know that Day 6 (17 March 2011) was a public holiday in Italy to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the unification of  Italy ( I found out only after I came back to Singapore). The hotel receptionist told us … Continue reading

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Italy ~ Florence ~ Day 5

We left Rome for Florence on a rainy morning. It’s strange how Rome had left a ‘wet weather’ mark on me (before the trip, I have always imagine it will be ‘hot’). Adieu Rome, adieu Franklin hotel 🙂 We took a … Continue reading

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